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Klarna launches physical payment card in UK

Klarna launches physical payment card in UK

​Personal finance platform Klarna has launched its own payments card in the UK, “empowering consumers with greater control, transparency and choice over how they pay”, the company said Wednesday.
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Gucci to stage new collection in May following its February fashion show

Gucci to stage new collection in May following its February fashion show

The brand, which will return to Milan Women’s Fashion Week in February with a co-ed show, has also announced a new co-ed collection that will be showcased on May 16 in an as-yet unknown location. 
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Brexit costs UK business as much as Covid - report

Brexit costs UK business as much as Covid - report

​Which has been more costly to British businesses, Covid or Brexit? Both, according to ParcelHero. Its research reveals that the “self-inflicted wound” of Brexit has cost UK businesses as much as the Covid pandemic.
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TikTok is world's fastest growing brand says Brand Finance report

TikTok is world's fastest growing brand says Brand Finance report

​TikTok is the world’s fastest-growing brand, the new Brand Finance Global 500 2022 report reveals. A new entry to the list, it’s up 215% in a year, leading the global revolution in media consumption.
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Lyst Index: Balenciaga tops ranking, cold weather clothes and partywear all strong

Lyst Index: Balenciaga tops ranking, cold weather clothes and partywear all strong

Q4's Lyst Index saw a trio of power brands at the top, but also a significant faller and a major name leaping six places, possibly due to the return of winter sports in Europe after two tough years.
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Boohoo Group names JD Sports exec as new Debenhams CEO

Boohoo Group names JD Sports exec as new Debenhams CEO

Debenhams has a new CEO. The Boohoo Group-owned online department store retailer has lured JD Sports Fashion multichannel chief to its top post.
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Mango’s founder creates a board of directors for his real estate company, Punta Na

Mango’s founder creates a board of directors for his real estate company, Punta Na

Isak Andic, founder of the Spanish retailer Mango, creates a board of directors for Punta Na and appoints himself as chief executive. His children Jonathan, Judith, and Sarah Andic will also form part of the board.
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ASOS and Anti-Slavery International sign new partnership to 2025

ASOS and Anti-Slavery International sign new partnership to 2025

​Global fashion retailer ASOS is enhancing its human rights credentials by extending its association with Anti-Slavery International (A-SI). The pair have agreed a new three-year partnership, to 2025.
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Penneys to upsize in Hammerson's Dundrum Town Centre mall

Penneys to upsize in Hammerson's Dundrum Town Centre mall

​Penneys, the Irish arm of the giant Primark retail chain, is to spend €14.8 million on moving and enhancing its Dublin flagship destination. The new Dundrum Town Centre store will give "an enhanced shopping experience”.
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THG shares even more volatile as they reach a new low

THG shares even more volatile as they reach a new low

​THG shares continued to struggle this week with the business losing almost 20% of its market capitalisation on Monday as the share price headed downwards.
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Max Mara taking next cruise show to Lisbon

Max Mara taking next cruise show to Lisbon

Max Mara is taking its next resort show on the road again, as the Italian marque reveals plans to stage its next cruise collection in Lisbon, marking the latest foreign jaunt by the Italian luxury fashion marque.
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Kanye West documentary premieres at Sundance

Kanye West documentary premieres at Sundance

A documentary on the life of Kanye West premiered online at Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night. 
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Chiara Ferragni seeks investor to expand abroad

Chiara Ferragni seeks investor to expand abroad

Italian Instagram star Chiara Ferragni has mandated BNP Paribas to find a new investor to help grow her fashion brand internationally, one of her financial backers said on Monday.
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American Golf hails return of sport after strong Christmas trading

American Golf hails return of sport after strong Christmas trading

Golf looks to be climbing back up the leaderboard again as a sport of choice in the UK. Having spent a number of years in the doldrums, it’s now back in the swing, according to retailer American Golf.
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Crossrail's Bond Street delay is blow to retail

Crossrail's Bond Street delay is blow to retail

​The opening of the new Elizabeth Line that’s a key part of the London transport network will happen in the next few months without the opening of the Bond Street Crossrail station, Transport for London has announced.
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Springboard 2021 footfall review shows Covid impact, permanent behaviour evolution

Springboard 2021 footfall review shows Covid impact, permanent behaviour evolution

​Footfall to retail destinations has been recovering since the original lockdown in 2020, but 2021 still saw a disastrous fall of 31.1% compared to 2019, tracking specialist Springboard said on Monday.
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